Putting Feminism into Practice in International Policymaking and for the Achievement of the SDGs – What Does Feminist Multilateralism Look Like?
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Summary

The high-level discussion will bring together policymakers and practitioners from Member States, civil society and the UN to share best practices and experiences of feminist foreign policymaking and feminist multilateralism.

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The high-level discussion will bring together policymakers and practitioners from Member States, civil society and the UN to share best practices and experiences of feminist foreign policymaking and feminist multilateralism.

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In recent years, shrinking democratic space, protracted conflicts, the unfolding climate crisis, and the covid-19 pandemic have resulted in severe socioeconomic consequences that have disproportionately affected women and girls. These crises have arisen from and are exacerbated by persistent historical and structural inequalities such as unequal power relations, discrimination, harmful social norms and gender stereotypes, sexual and gender-based violence, as well as poverty, including the feminization of poverty – issues that are often overlooked or at least not systematically addressed in multilateral contexts.

Simultaneously, however, we have seen a growing movement of governments and other actors adopting feminist approaches to foreign policies, and policymaking at large.